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Hukafalls Jet

200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 43 Activities in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural... more » Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request. « less
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Altus, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Three friends and I did this ride with Jeremy as our driver and he was just as big a part of the ride as the boat was. He was an absolute riot! The ride time was good for the price and the scenery was great. Seeing Huka Falls from the bottom up close like that was pretty awesome. This ride... More

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

My hubby and I stayed in Taupo for 2 nights and had to decide carefully on how we were going to spent our time, as there is just so much to do in the area. We were quite keen for a jet boat ride, as we have never done it before, even though at $109 it was slightly out of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I enjoyed the Huka Jet very much. GREAT experience and lots of fun with Jeremy. The Huka Jet gives you a lot of fun and experience.

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Vitoria, ES
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

That was good fun! Staff was very friendly and the jet boating ride was kind of exciting, with 360dgrs spins and fast turns. However, if I had to choose between Hukafalls Jet and Shotover Jet (in Queenstown), I would choose the second one. In Queenstown, on the Shotover River, cliffs and rocks make the jet boating more intense! Anyway, it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great ride. All that was expected. Thank you to Jeremy our driver for the entertainment - even if we are Australians.

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Port Macquarie
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The jet boat was great fun with all the expected spins and turns. We loved the up close view of Huka Falls and our driver was quite a character. We weren't so keen on screaming through groups of birds, many with chicks, and felt it would have been pretty easy to avoid them. Yes it was scary to go so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A great experience with Jeremy. Felt safe but freaked out at the same time, kids loved it...good value family experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This attraction is amazing! It's well worth the money, the experience of the boat flying up and down and around the river is whilst scary, but also amazing and fun! My driver was Jeremy and he was amazing! He was so funny and even though he kept picking on Australians, it was all good fun. He knows his stuff and... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We took our daughter on this thrilling experience for her birthday. Having never been on a jet boat ride before we weren't sure what to expect, but it was absolutely awesome. Our driver, Phil, was amazing and gave us a wonderful tour of the river and Huka Falls with many exciting 360 degree spins, close encounters and water showers thrown... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Awesome experience! Sarah our driver was brilliant, informative and looked after everyone the whole trip! She even swung back round the falls so we could get a couple more pics! Jeremy on the camera had the best humour. Great people, awesome trip, the Huka Falls are just an added bonus! Thanks team + Chopper :)

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